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Candy Bud Knit Scarf Pattern

This lace knit scarf will be ideal for those cold and fresh spring days as well as for nippy weather. The scarf combines knit and purl stitches together with “long loops” adding an imitation of a bud stage. Even thought the scarf looks complicated it can be done by confident beginner. Experiment with yarn composition and make an elegant cotton summer scarf.

Knitting materials and knitting tools:

<> Circular needles 3.5 mm (US 4/UK9).

<> Lanoso Bebe Masal (4) –100% acrylic, 170 meter per 100 grams skein. Color of your choice. In total 1.5 skein.

Candy bud knitting scarf size:

Length: 120 cm (47 in)

Width: 15 cm (6 in)

Gauge: 18 sts – 4 inches (10 cm)

Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

st(s) – stitch(es)

bR1 – bud right: skip next 3 stitches and find a “road” of knit stitches, count down 4 stitches starting from the stitch on the needle. Insert the needle into the 4th st, pull the yarn and place it on the left-hand needle (you are going to have a long loop), knit together loop and next stitch.

bR2 and bR3 – work same and pull the yarn through the same stitch as you did for bR1 (the loop will be even longer this time)

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

bL1 – bud left: count back 2 stitches (on the right hand needle) and find a “road” of knit stitches, count down 5 stitches starting from the stitch on the needle. Insert the needle into the 5th st, pull the yarn and place it on the left-hand needle (you are going to have a long loop), knit together loop and next stitch.

bL2 and bL3 – work same and pull the yarn through the same stitch as you did for bL1 (the loop will be even longer this time)

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

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Note for knitters:

<> Each Row has a selvage stitches.

Candy bud scarf free knitting pattern:

Сast on 28 stitches or any other number that is divisible by 6 and add 4 stitches.

28 – 4 = 24 = 6 * 4

Row 1: sel s, [p2, k1] – repeat 8 times, p2, sel, s.

Row 2: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Rows 3-4: Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

Row 5:  sel s, [p2, bR1, p2, k1] – repeat 4 times, p2, sel s.

Row 6: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 7:  sel s, [p2, bR2, p2, k1] – repeat 4 times, p2, sel s.

Row 8: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 9:  sel s, [p2, bR3, p2, k1] – repeat 4 times, p2, sel s.

Row 10: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 11: sel s, [p2, k1] – repeat 8 times, p2, sel, s.

Row 12: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 13: sel s, [p2, k2, p2, bL1] – repeat 4 times, p2, sel s.

Row 14: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 15: sel s, [p2, k2, p2, bL2] – repeat 4 times, p2, sel s.

Row 16: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 17: sel s, [p2, k2, p2, bL3] – repeat 4 times, p2, sel s.

Row 18: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Row 19: sel s, [p2, k1] – repeat 8 times, p2, sel, s.

Row 20: sel s, [ k2, p1] – repeat 8 times, k2, sel s.

Repeat Rows 5-20 until desired scarf’s length.

 

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5 comments
Val 8th May 2020 at 00:40

Hi what’s the yarn weight of the lanoso Bebe masal please? DK, worsted/Aran? I cannot find on a uk site. Thank you. 😃

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Knitting Guru 9th May 2020 at 07:15

Hi, It does not say as it is Turkish yarn, but i would say it is more Aran. Honestly, it doesn’t matter, you can use even cotton bulky yarn

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Val 10th May 2020 at 22:06

Lovely thanks. 😃

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Val 10th May 2020 at 22:14

I’m a bit confused by your needle sizes. 3.5mm according to my chart is UK9? (US4) I’m in UK. Thanks

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Knitting Guru 11th May 2020 at 07:24

yeah Uk 9, Us 4 🙂

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